Translations of interviews featured in Japanese ‘Shooting Gameside’ magazine

Translations of interviews featured in Japanese ‘Shooting Gameside’ magazine

blackoak from shmups forums has posted some very interesting interviews lately: The Basiscape composers interview: http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=41741 A Toaplan interview (with Tatsuya Uemura): http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=41213 A Raizing interview (with Sotoyama Yuuichi & YokooKenichi): http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=41408 A Doujin shmup interview: http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=41475 And a HUGE CAVE interview (with Junya Inoue, Manabu Namiki, Takashi Ichimura, Hiroyuki Tanaka, S. Yagawa, Akira Wakabayashi & Tsuneki Ikeda): http://shmups.system11.org/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=41649  ...
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More CAVE games emulated in MAME

More CAVE games emulated in MAME

As of right now, the following CAVE SH3 titles have preliminary (still no sound and hardware slowdown not emulated properly) drivers in MAME: DeathSmiles ESPGALUDA II Ibara Ibara Kuro (Black Label) Muchi Muchi Pork (apparently, I haven't seen the rom files yet) Mushihimesama Mushihimesama Futari 1.0 Mushihimesama Futari 1.54 Mushihimetama Also added (I haven't checked this out personally) is the Blue version of Guwange!!! I also believe that Pink Sweets has been dumped, but as I write this, I don't know if it's emulated yet. Pretty cool stuff. Updated with a few title screens (don't mind the fake scanlines, I added them):   ...
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Bullet Soul – Pre-ordered today!

Bullet Soul – Pre-ordered today!

One week from release 5pb finally present us with a TATE option for their region free 360 shmup, Bullet Soul. I've been on the fence about the game since there has been no indication at all about that until now, but I just pre-ordered my copy from videogameimports.com. If you're in Europe and think buying stuff from Japan is a big deal, I can highly recommend this store. I really look forward to this, as the game's visuals are very stylized and 70's mecha cool. ...
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CAVE | Do-Donpachi Dai-Ou-Jou Black Label – Reverse Engineered

CAVE | Do-Donpachi Dai-Ou-Jou Black Label – Reverse Engineered

Today over at the shmups forums a new post caught my eye. Check out the added content in the Player 2 bomb stock below: A forum regular "austere" has reverse-engineered the game from top to bottom, and made a patch available for those who wants to try it out: This is a modified version of DOJBL I call DOJBL+, which should be able to run on DOJBL boards and a modified version of MAME I've included below (with changes to source noted). If you hold A while pushing start to select a ship, it will run in "plus mode" which will display your hyper rank ("HR"), standard rank ("SR) and current frame number ("FN") when the game begins. I have no plans for additional modifications for now, except possibly replacing the frame number with bullet speed. Anyway you can grab the patch (obviously the romset is not included) and the modified version of MAME 141u1...
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